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  • AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

    AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Royal Air Force mechanics in Singapore are working at top pressure to assemble, and pilots to test, large numbers of Brewster Buffaloes, American high-speed fighting planes. At one Singapore Royal Air Force station hangar after hangar is crammed with...

  • GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

    GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Left to right, Air Marshal A W Tedder, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Royal Air Force, Middle East, General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander in Chief Middle East, and Captain Rt Hon Oliver Lyttleton, Minister of State.

  • WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

    WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Picture shows:- Gulamrasul, a Liwali of Bagamoyo Tanganyika Territory, greets Tanganyikan men.

  • SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

    SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    The South Pacific Scouts consist of islander volunteers - natives of the Solomons, Fiji, Tonga, Guadalcanal, Florida and Malaita islands. In groups led by white officers, they have fought in co-operation with the Allied forces in this theatre of war....

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Aerial view of a newly completed government funded resettlement village in Malaya.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Some of the seven coaches of the day mail train that was derailed near Gemas in Johore.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    A member of the Malayan Home Guard mans a check point on the edge of a town. Such check points allowed the authorities to search vehicles and intercept food and supplies being smuggled out to the communist terrorists.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Members of the Malayan Home Guard receive instruction on the use of hand grenades.

  • INDIANS FORCES IN ITALY, 1945

    INDIANS FORCES IN ITALY, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Indian Army official photographer

    A week before the German surrender in Italy, sappers of 136 Indian Railway Maintenance Company set about repairing some of the extensive damage in the railyards of Bologna. Picture shows: Laying a rail in position.

  • KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942

    KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Men of the Kenyan Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve man a Lewis gun on board the minesweeper HMS ONYX, while on a local river patrol.

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